Potamogeton richardii Solms

We have few details about this taxon; if you can provide any information, photos or reliable records, please contact one of the site authors. Email addresses are given on the home page.

Images: None on this site.

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Lakes, ponds, ditches and streams, 0.3-1.5 m deep, often in acidic water.
Altitude range: (metres) 900 - 2000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: From Cameroon to Somalia and South to South Africa. Also in Madagascar.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species

Symoens, J.J. (2009). Potamogetonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 91 - 93. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Potamogeton richardii:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Potamogeton richardii
Flora of Zambia: Potamogeton richardii

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Potamogeton richardii
African Plant Database: Potamogeton richardii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Potamogeton richardii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Potamogeton richardii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Potamogeton richardii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Potamogeton richardii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Potamogeton richardii
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Potamogeton richardii
iNaturalist: Potamogeton richardii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Potamogeton richardii
JSTOR Plant Science: Potamogeton richardii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Potamogeton richardii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Potamogeton richardii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Potamogeton richardii
Plants of the World Online: Potamogeton richardii
Tropicos: Potamogeton richardii
Wikipedia: Potamogeton richardii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Potamogeton richardii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179620, retrieved 1 April 2023

Site software last modified: 26 March 2018 2:01pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use